The Survival Game

The Survival Game

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A breathtaking story of emotional struggle and physical endurance set in the Canadian wilderness, from the award-winning author of "The Boy in the Burning House". Synopsis Burl can't take any more bruises from his bullying father, so one day he runs away with just a penknife and a fishing lure in his pocket. Despite his survival skills, Burl knows he won't last long in the frozen Canadian wilderness, so he is filled with hope when he stumbles across Ghost Lake, and a secret that could save him. But his father is after him and Burl is dragged back into his dangerous games...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 8mm | 281.23g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0746068417
  • 9780746068410
  • 794,453

About Tim Wynne-Jones

Author biography Tim Wynne-Jones was born in Cheshire, but has lived in Canada since he was three, where he now has a considerable reputation and following. The Boy in the Burning House was the first of his books to be published in the UK - it is currently on the longlist for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and has already won numerous awards in North America including the Crime Writers of America 'Edgar' trophy for best mystery story for young adults.
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"A truly compelling adventure story." Kirkus Reviews"
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380 ratings
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5 18% (70)
4 31% (118)
3 31% (116)
2 14% (55)
1 6% (21)
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